Job Title: CEO & Chief Scientist
Company: CJS Labs
Member since: 1983
AES Committee: Publications Policy
Technical Committees: Audio for Telecommunications, Hearing and Hearing Loss Prevention, Loudspeakers and Headphones, Microphones and Applications
Standards Committees: SC-04-03 (Loudspeaker Modeling and Measurement), SC-04-04 (Microphone Measurement and Characterization)
Primary Section: San Francisco
Christopher J. Struck is a consultant specializing in audio applications and design. He is experienced in management and engineering, including acoustics, transducers, distortion and simulated free-field measurements, perceptual coding, FFT and real-time analysis, telephonometry and speech intelligibility.
Mr. Struck is a graduate of the Engineering School of the University of Wisconsin — Madison. He also completed the Stanford/AeA Executive Institute program and the Leadership Development Program at the Center for Creative Leadership. His 21 years of audio industry experience includes 8 years with Brüel & Kjær in Denmark where he developed measurement techniques and instrumentation including the Type 2012 Audio Analyzer and the Type 4128 Head And Torso Simulator. Upon his return to the US, he was Principal Consultant for Charles M. Salter Associates, an acoustical consulting firm in San Francisco. From there, he turned his talents to the development of digital hearing instruments as Manager of Electroacoustics in the Research Group at GN ReSound. Afterwards, he became Director of Engineering at Dolby Laboratories, where he oversaw encoder and decoder licensing. Later, he was Vice President of Engineering for Tymphany Corporation, a world-renowned loudspeaker manufacturer.
Mr. Struck is the author of many technical papers, application notes and articles. During the course of his work, he has traveled extensively throughout the world, providing training and lecturing on the topics of acoustics, signal processing, and measurement techniques. He is a Fellow and currently Governor of the Audio Engineering Society, a Member of the Acoustical Society of America, and a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He is on the ANSI S3-48 Working Group on Hearing Aid Measurements, the IEEE Subcommittee on Telephone Instrument Testing, the AES Technical Council for Loudspeakers & Headphones, and the AES SC-4-3 Working Group on Loudspeaker Modeling and Measurement. He is a guitarist and composer and enjoys both live and recorded music.
In 2005, Christopher Struck was presented with the AES Fellowship Award for valuable contributions to transducer test and measurement in the audio and hearing industries.
Office Phone: 1 415-923-9535
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